Last month, Alt+Shift hosted the first AAC Talk Time, an informal gathering with a focus on connecting with peers from across the state.
In November 2019, several educators working in assistive technology gathered to discuss needs around getting the right AT tools into the hands of students.
Regrettably, due to the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, the previously scheduled state trainings for both Foundations of Math and
The lending library will be open beginning on May 21st with a few changes to the normal procedure:
During this extended school closure due to COVID-19, the well-being of you and your communities is on our minds.
We are here to provide technical assistance and resources for families and educators related to:
In 2018, the U.S. Department of Education issued a determination [PDF], stating that "..Michigan needs intervention in implementing the requirements of Part B of the IDEA."
Alt+Shift publishes two newsletters each month: The Alt+Shift newsletter and the Michigan’s Integrated Mathematics Initiative (Mi)2 newsletter which focuses on our math offerings.
The Tiggly 3-in-1 learner kit is a set of interactive toys (shapes, letters, and number lines) and apps for children aged 2-8. It is designed to bring shapes, letters, and words to life.
The "Big Bang" app bundle is now available. Like all Lending Library products, the Big Bang bundle is available at no cost to Michigan schools.
In the fall of 2017, a task force of 24 Assistive Technology (AT) specialists throughout Michigan began working on the AT Handbook for Educational Professionals [PDF] which outlines and su
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